[blanch, blahnch]


a female given name: ultimately from a Germanic word meaning “white.” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, from French Blanche, from Old French blanc "white," of Germanic origin (see blank (adj.)). A fairly popular name for girls born in the U.S. from about 1880 to 1900.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper